Cai Be Floating Market to Vinh Long Trip
Duration: 1 Day
Departure Date: Daily
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City
Routes: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be Floating Market - Vinh Long
Cai Be, one of the many well-known floating markets in the western region of southern Vietnam was formed in the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century. The Cai Be Floating Market is always busy, bearing all the characteristics of the locals’ life in the western region. All the goods are transported to the market by rafts and boats. Attending this tour, you will have a chance to experience a new way of shopping, on the river. Each store places on a small boat with all the fresh fruit you want. All you need is to spend 1 day and explore the destination.
- Visit the beautiful flat rice fields at Tan An town.
- A boat trip helps you learn how local people exchanging goods and food on boat before moving to Upper Mekong Delta.
- Visit some family to learn how to make coconut candy and the rice popcorn.
- Enjoy the traditional southern Vietnamese folk music, have lunch and enjoy your time in a bonsai garden.
06:00 Pick up at the hotel depart for Cai Be by car/van, stop for photos at Tan An town over the flat rice fields. On arriving in Cai Be, start the motorized boat ro visit the Cai Be Floating Market, experience how people exchanging goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. Visitors then roam into the small villages to visit the orchard, fruit plantation… Keep cruising to Vinh Long through small canals to enjoy the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit some hand – made family business products such as the coconut candy mill, the crispy rice popcorn. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village – the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can indulge yourself into the nature. Have lunch with fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Enjoy the southern Vietnamese traditional folk music. Take a nice walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car/van in Vinh Long. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.Finish the trip around 18:00 at your hotel
Tour cost in US$ per person Hotel Class Number of persons in group 1 2 3 4 – 5 6 – 7 8 – 9 Cost/ person 161 89 75 64 47 38
Inclusions of the trip
Transport : A/C car or van
English / French speaking tour guide
Boat trip visiting market,
1 lunch with local speciality
Elephant eared fish, fruit, honey tea, entrance fee.
Exclusions of the trip
Drinks, personal expenses